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by the suspects. in the shootout that ensued in watertown, elder brother, tamerlan tsarnaev got out of the car with explosives strapped to his chest, firing at police officers. at least one was hit and badly wounded. tamerlan was killed, with dzhokhar reportedly ramming the car through police to flee. and that's where we are this afternoon. with a 19-year-old suspected terrorist killer on the loose. and a city at a standstill. nbc news' national investigative correspondent michael isikoff joins us now from boston. mike, just start us off with exactly where this manhunt stands at this very moment, because less than about 20 minutes ago, we understood that there were two suspects that the police were seeking. now we understand that's been reduced to just the one. >> reporter: right. just another example of how much misinformation has been in this case from the beginning. a lot of this is coming from police scanners, where police think as some point they have a suspect or person of interest and it turns out to wash out. just like we often get bum tips in the news business that never quite pan out
the boston marathon bombers as brothers, tamerlan and dzhokhar tsarnaev. they are from a predominantly muslim region in russia. the 19-year-old brother believed to be extremely dangerous possibly armed with explosives on his person. unclear whether he was injured in the shoot outlast night in which his 26-year-old brother died. it's unclear whether he's injured and hiding somewhere and unable to move, whether he moved, they don't know right now. we're told that the brother was wearing explosives and a triggering device when he died which is why they're worried -- >> the older brother. >> the older brother. this is why they're worried the younger brother could be in a similar situation. this happened overnight and intensified. police say the suspects robbed a convenience store, shot and killed an m.i.t. police officer. i was on the air live when that happened last night, wolf. and as you know, it was no expectation at that time that there was any relation between the two things. but there ended up being. >> and when they heard of a convenience store robbery, stuff like that happens. >> right.
. tamerlan tsarnaev, identified as suspect number one. tsarnaev later dies at the hospital, strapped to his body, bombs. >> this was a trauma arrest, multiple injuries, probably we believe a combination of blasts, potentially gunshot wounds. >> how many gunshot wounds. >> unable to count. >> i'm sorry, i didn't hear the rest of that. >> probably a blast injury also. >> blast meaning one? >> explosive device, possibly shrapnel, thermal injuries. >> describe where it was? >> it was pretty much throughout the trunk, multiple wounds. >> would it be consistent with perhaps a bomb strapped -- >> unclear. i think the medical examiner will be able to conclusively say that. >> reporter: police cessa say tsarnaev's brother manages to escape, running over his body's body, scattering a line of police to get away. the younger tsarnaev is armed and dangerous and may have explosives strapped to his body two. police evacuate watertown and surrounding neighborhoods warning them in robocalls. >> hello. this is detective coners with the watertown police department. >> reporter: soon the entire city of boston
brother was called, tamerlan tsarnaev. transportation and schools are shut down throughout the boston area. we will keep you updated as warranted. >> earlier we showed you the immigration hearing with the judiciary committee yesterday. eight senators who recently joined forces to author bipartisan immigration legislation held a news conference on capitol hill. they talked about border security and the path to citizenship. all eight senators spoke. the briefing is 50 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. we are here to announce that eight senators, from opposite sides of the political aisle, are coming together on a common sense immigration reform proposal that we believe can pass the senate. i want to thank my seven other colleagues here today. each one of us is strong willed, each one of us has strong beliefs, differing beliefs, but if you would have seen that room, in any of our 24 meetings, and seen everyone argue strongly, but then, come together to realize that we had to pass a bill, and not everyone was going to get each thing he wanted, it was a sight that would give you some faith
members identified the suspect as 19- year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. he is still at large print his brother tamerlan was killed in the shootout last night. new york to boston changed -- trains have been held and not working at this hour, as the air isn't lockdown and continues to be. as news updates at become available, wwill have those for you on the c-span that marks. senator lindsey graham treating about the suspect. if captured, i hope the administration will continue -- consider holding the suspect as an enemy combatant for intelligence-gathering purposes. over at the white house the president has received a couple of briefings today on the situation. one just wrapped up by certain while the. this is an earlier briefing. politico writes the president spoke this afternoon to deval patrick and thomas menino, as he did it to be briefed on developments creek he was briefed before 4:00 p. ts afternoon according to an assistant at the white house. the president expressed his condolences for t two polic officers kille overnight in his conversations with the governor and boston mayor barry at
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